News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Atal Behari Vajpayee

Train 18 likely to be launched on Dec 25 between New Delhi-Varanasi, with increased fare

Since the input cost of the Rs 100-crore train is high, the fare structure will also be higher than the normal fare.

Dec 03, 2018, 10:52 AM IST

Karunanidhi shaped national politics, he was the true kingmaker behind 6 Indian Prime Ministers

Karunanidhi is also probably the only leader who has allied with the Congress, BJP, Third Front and the Left.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

Assam rolls out ambitious health insurance scheme

"The health assurance scheme will cover all individuals in eligible families with annual income below Rs 5 lakh, both BPL and APL," an official release said.

Dec 25, 2016, 22:54 PM IST

Kashmir violence: Mufti pins hope on PM Narendra Modi, says J&K can become a bridge between India and Pakistan

As Kashmir remains tense, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Monday, met Home Minister Rajnath Singh to deliberate on the ongoing situation in the state.

Aug 08, 2016, 18:02 PM IST

Not me, Saifuddin Soz responsible for Vajpayee govt's fall: Giridhar Gamang

Considered to be one of the persons responsible for the fall of the Atal Behari Vajpayee government in 1999, former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang on Saturday claimed that not his but the then National Conference member Saifuddin Soz's cross voting sealed its fate.

May 30, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Fast N Facts @ 4 pm

Watch Fast N Facts @ 4 pm only on Zee News.

Mar 27, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Vajpayee comes within ambit of Parrikar's 'compromise' charge: Congress MP

 Former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee comes within the ambit of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar`s charge that some former PMs had compromised "deep assets of national security", Goa`s lone Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik of the Congress said here Saturday.

Jan 24, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

No force to be applied for observing Dec 25 as good governance day: Naidu

Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday said no force will be applied for observing good governance day on December 25.

Dec 23, 2014, 18:32 PM IST

Narendra Modi follows footsteps of Vajpayee, speaks in Hindi at UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday followed the footsteps of BJP patriarch and former premier Atal Behari Vajpayee in addressing the UN General Assembly in Hindi.

Sep 28, 2014, 00:02 AM IST

Bharat Ratna likely for Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Subhas Chandra Bose, Kanshi Ram

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and senior BJP leader and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee may be conferred with the Bharat Ratna, as per reports on Sunday.

Aug 10, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

Sanjay Jha`s tweet only evokes my pity on him says MJ Akbar

Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) national spokesperson MJ Akbar on Monday says that he can only express pity on Sanjay Jha`s comments on such a tall leader like Atal Behari Vajpayee`s stature.

Apr 14, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Congress says `no leader` in BJP can match Vajpayee; targets Modi on `Rajdharma`

In what appears to be an last-ditch attempt to arrest the growing prominence of Narendra Modi, the Congress now says that no leader in the BJP can match the stature of former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee.

Apr 11, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

Gujarat BJP celebrates former PM Vajpayee`s 89th birthday

Public development work worth Rs 24 crore was launched and an Atal Udyaan public garden inaugurated here, on the occasion of veteran BJP leader and former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee`s 89th birthday on Wednesday.

Dec 25, 2013, 19:55 PM IST

Narendra Modi staging ‘fake encounter with facts’: Chidambaram

Hitting out at BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for lauding the growth rate during Atal Behari Vajpayee’s tenure as PM, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday taunted the Gujarat Chief Minister for what he termed "staging a fake encounter with facts".

Sep 23, 2013, 12:04 PM IST

Narendra Modi`s elevation as BJP`s PM candidate evokes sharp reactions

Narendra Modi`s elevation as BJP`s prime ministerial candidate drew sharp reactions on Sunday as Congress alleged that he was "desperate" to grab power while other parties feared further communalisation.

Sep 15, 2013, 23:44 PM IST

Narendra Modi meets Vajpayee, Advani with an eye on LS polls

Narendra Modi on Tuesday met a host of top BJP leaders including Atal Behari Vajpayee and LK Advani.

May 21, 2013, 22:07 PM IST

BJP will bring anti-conversion law if it comes to power: Naidu

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said his party would bring an anti-conversion law if it comes to power at the Centre.

Apr 08, 2013, 23:10 PM IST

Congress downplays Narendra Modi`s elevation in BJP

Congress on Monday downplayed the elevation of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who was inducted into BJP Parliamentary Board, saying it was the party`s internal matter.

Apr 01, 2013, 21:46 PM IST

Was Vajpayee`s Rajdharma remarks for public consumption? Asks Cong

Congress hit out at former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee casting doubts on the seriousness of his famous `Rajdharma` remarks in the context of the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat.

Jun 30, 2012, 18:40 PM IST

BJP to cash in on Vajpayee`s image

BJP said the party would utilise the image and achievements of former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee to its advantage in the run up to the polls.

Dec 04, 2011, 18:39 PM IST